Snaps + Rye

Samuel Hauenstein Swan©
Opened in 2014, Kell and Jacqueline Skött's café has everything of a small Copenhagen in the heart of Notting Hill. Before a stroll along Portobello Road Market, it's the life-saving cocoon with such a cosy Danish decor one would almost feel at home wrapped up in furs, warming out hands around a fennel-liquorice tea. 

Tania Steylter’s seasonal menu twists Scandinavian classics, alongside  sea produce from The Severn + Wye Smokery (no Little Mermaid though). Some of the safe bets large enough to send you off ona North Sea venture: so creamy traditional or veggie kedgeree, polar yoghurt with granola and stewed red fruits... Hungry like a Viking? Treat yourself to the famous "Full Danish breakfast" (bacon-spinach-sausages) with a spicy Bloody Viking cocktail. Then leave the ship with a soft apricot-almond pastry to go, still wondering how the Danish combine so well produce freshness and atmosphere warmth. Ahoy!

Ségolène Montcel

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Good to know: catering service When to go: for brunch Takeaway: all typical pastries

How much?

Brunch: £5-10 - Lunch : £7-15 Side dishes: £2-4 - Desserts: £5-10 Dinner: £7-17 - Cocktails: £7-9 Wine: glass from £7.50, bottle from £22
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Where, when, how?

Tuesday-Wednesday 9am-5pm and 6pm-10pm, Thursday-Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9.30am-5pm 93 Golborne Road, London W10 5NL Westbourne Park, Ladbroke Grove Reservation: no +44 (0)020 8964 3004 snapsandrye.com